Premiership Rugby 7s pools drawn announced for 2018

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Premiership Rugby 7s pools drawn announced for 2018
COVENTRY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Tom Cruse of Wasps scores a try during the final between Wasps and Exeter Chiefs during the Singha Premiership Rugby 7's Series Final at Ricoh Arena on August 7, 2016 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)

The Premiership Rugby 7s returns to the East Midlands this summer. For the second year running Franklin’s Gardens will play host to the series on July 27-28.

In a media release, Premiership Rugby has promoted the teams and the draw of pools for the annual rugby sevens competition. Tickets are available now for the Premiership Rugby 7s, so the advice is ‘don’t delay’ as Early Bird prices end on June 30. CLICK HERE to book your place.

Premiership Rugby 7s

With free-flowing tries, lightning-fast offloads and crunching tackles all a certainty across two days of competition, the Premiership Rugby 7s is the chance to see the next generation of rugby stars go toe-to-toe.

Hosts Saints will lock horns with local rivals Wasps – who have won the last two editions of the tournament. Previous winners Newcastle Falcons and Saracens join Leicester Tigers to complete Pool B, while Exeter Chiefs, Worcester Warriors, and Bath Rugby will contest Pool C. Harlequins, Sale Sharks, and newly-promoted Bristol Bears make up Pool D.

POOL A

  • Wasps
  • Gloucester Rugby
  • Northampton Saints

    POOL B

  • Newcastle Falcons
  • Saracens
  • Leicester Tigers

    POOL C

  • Exeter Chiefs
  • Worcester Warriors
  • Bath Rugby

    POOL D

  • Harlequins
  • Sale Sharks
  • Bristol Bears

“We’re really excited to be hosting the 7s competition here at Franklin’s Gardens in front of our own supporters,” said Mark Hopley, Saints Academy head coach.

“It’s a superb opportunity to start the season off on the front foot for the Club, and also for a number of our talented young players to put their hands up as they look to push for first team selection.”

For the Northampton hosts, the focus of the rugby public will show off the regions resources. “Hopefully we can put on a good show, and play some entertaining rugby in front of a big crowd here on home soil.”

Premiership Rugby 7s begin on July 27, with the sun on their backs, players should enjoy the early, pre-season rugby sevens tournament.

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